Nearby on the museum's campus, the Israel Antiquities Authority maintains the Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library. There, Shai Halevi (center), the the project's photographer, creates images of the manuscripts for monitoring and preservation.
Yad Vashem is working to connect more of its names, pictures and other files together, to reconstruct victims' lives. Here, Haim Gertner, the museum's archives division director, describes researchers' work discovering one Holocaust victim's history.
The museum created a digital media lab focused on preserving audio and video files related to the Holocaust. Here, Yad Vashem CIO Michael Lieber (right) and Adir Barel, head of the digital media lab, discuss the race against time to save material from decades-old media formats.
The IAA bought a 3D scanner two years ago to record pottery, flints and other excavation finds, so it can find more nuances in these artifacts. The device is now housed at the agency's offices in the Har Hotzvim industrial park.